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Re: [suse-security] [Fwd: EMAIL INACTIVO]
  • From: Marcus Meissner <meissner@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 2 Mar 2005 10:17:47 +0100
  • Message-id: <20050302091747.GA22500@xxxxxxx>
On Wed, Mar 02, 2005 at 02:25:23AM +0100, Carlos E. R. wrote:
>
> The Monday 2005-02-28 at 10:58 -0500, jfweber@xxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
>
> > On Friday 25 February 2005 8:42 pm, Carlos E. R. wrote:
> > > The Friday 2005-02-25 at 12:03 +0100, Marcus Meissner wrote:
> > > > On Fri, Feb 25, 2005 at 11:38:58AM +0100, Ralph Seichter wrote:
> > > > > Philippe Vogel wrote:
> > > > > > Can somebody fix that deactivated account on the list?
> > > > >
> > > > > The suse-security help message states:
> > > > >
> > > > > If you need to get in touch with the human owner of this list,
> > > > > please send a message to: <suse-security-owner@xxxxxxxx>
> > > > >
> > > > > Complaining on this list (and to all subscribers), as you did,
> > > > > probably won't help too much.
> > > >
> > > > Correct. We can unsubscribe it in this case. ;)
> > >
> > > But I reported him last the 1th of this month, to suse-security-owner; I
> > > got no answer that time, and still more bounces came.
> > >
> >
> > Well, it might surprise some of us to discover that the "list owner", often
> > also has other jobs at Suse, and it takes a while to get thru all the
> > stuff in their own mailboxes <G>
>
> I know. And that he(they) probably maintain the list on their free time
> also.
>
> But that explains why some people have to try another avenue of reporting
> problems with the list. For example, several times the lists (all of them
> I subscribed to) stoppped working, usually on Sundays. In those cases,
> even the -owner mail address was not working. I hopped that the problem
> would be solved next Monday, but that was not so. Finally, I had to report
> it to Feedback to get attention and get it solved. This has happened
> several times, but apparently has not repeated for a month.
>
> This case, reported by the OP, I had reported myself on Feb 1. Several
> days later, I posted to the list, and got the bounce back. And, when I
> posted 3 days ago, the bounce was there as well - it has been repeating
> over most of this month! So, the question remains: what do we do to
> report bounces and such problems, and at least know that somebody got it?


The mailing list administration is a bit lacking, admittedly.

I have however now taken ownership of this list personally, so response time
should be better.

Ciao, Marcus
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